Check our job postings regularly for updated listings for hostel jobs in Montreal, Vancouver, Venice Beach, Kelowna and Banff. Samesun Backpackers are often expanding, renovating, building and always have exciting adventures ahead! Hostel jobs range from housekeeping, front desk, maintenance, bar & restaurant service – we value a strong work ethic and good teams skills to create a fun and enjoyable work environment!



General Manager (Full-time) – Montreal

Samesun Montreal Central is interviewing for a new manager. Our current manager is planning for a beach move. We are looking to interview immediately, begin training in October and have the manager in charge on November 1.


Responsibilities include:

– Hiring, training and overseeing housekeeping, maintenance and front desk staff

– Providing excellent customer service

– Managing a small onsite bar

– Creating and managing budgets

– Coordinating with marketing for online presence, local campaigns and merchandising

– Creating and overseeing activities

– Developing and maintaining relationships with local vendors

– Supervising renovation projects

– Reviewing, balancing and depositing weekly banking

– Weekly, monthly and quarterly reporting

– Assisting on the front desk as needed

– Managing inventory


Applicants must speak French and English fluently and be legal to work in Montreal.

The position is full time with bonus potential and 3 weeks annual holiday.


If interested, please learn more about us from our website, and send a resume and cover letter that states why you feel this job is the right one for you, as well as detailing your previous hosteling experience. Resumes without a cover letter will not be reviewed.









Maintenance Person


Handling daily maintenance issues, painting, basic plumbing.

Previous experience required/general use of tools.

5 days per week (40 hours approx.)

Live off-site (independently) OR at the hostel (staff accommodation rate available)

Interested? Send your CV/Resume to







Samesun Internships

Samesun is always on the lookout for eager students for internship positions.

If you are a student looking to complete your internship hours we have positions available for you at the Vancouver, Banff and Kelowna backpacker hostels. All internships must qualify with your current school and are unpaid. We will provide accommodation to those that require it. All candidates must be 18 years or older.

Please use the application form (link above).


Please note – we do not offer work for stay programs as it is currently illegal in Canada. Please only apply if you have a valid work permit. 

Pristine Labour Recruitment offers listings to jobs at any Samesun hostel in Vancouver, Banff and Kelowna.


Check out some recruitment groups in Vancouver that pick up & drop off right at Samesun’s doorstep.

Contact Pristine Labour for construction & warehousing opportunities.